from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lit., an eggshell; hence, an eggshell filled with confetti to be thrown during balls, carnivals, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tall leguminous tree of Argentina, Cascaronia astragalina, having a corky bark under which is found a red gum. Its leaves, flowers, and pods possess a strong odor of rue.


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